Allocation Analyst


New York, NY


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This Allocation Analyst is responsible for the distribution and management of merchandise, including initial allocations, weekly reorders, and transfers to drive sales and margin while maximizing inventory productivity.


  • Manage inventory from initial allocation through the end of merchandise lifecycle including replenishment, transfers and consolidations.
  • Performs independent analysis of product performance at the size store level and recommends courses of action to drive profitable sales
  • Assist in managing store inventory levels to align with capacity and sales expectations.
  • Partner with planning and merchandising and store teams to implement allocation strategies based on assortment vision and store specific needs.
  • Monitor and communicate delivery status to cross functional partners.
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings


  • 1+ years of planning/allocation/inventory management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Merchandising or related field
  • High level of experience and proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Mathematical proficiency with strong business and financial acumen
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate across all levels of management
  • Strong sense of teamwork to coordinate with many cross-functional partners
  • High degree of accountability and attention to detail
  • Ability to flex across shifting priorities
  • Strong sense of urgency and accuracy

Salary range: $60,000.00 -65,000.00*

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